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European Journal of Dermatology


And next… Adnexa: Subungual lipoma Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017


  • Figure 1


Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos - Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Alameda de Santo António dos Capuchos, 1169-050 Lisbon, Portugal

A 49-year-old man presented with a two-year history of a slowly growing, slightly painful mass on the left middle finger with nail changes. On examination, a soft subungual mass could be observed and palpated with hyperconvexity, thinning, and dystrophy of the nail plate, as well as an apparent central dorsal pterygium (figure 1A, B). The mass trans-illuminated approximately as equally as the surrounding tissues. Plain radiograph of the finger revealed soft tissue enlargement without osteolysis [...]